Sen. Rubio's daughter released from hospital after golf-cart crash

The senator’s daughter, Amanda, had been visiting with classmates in a private community, and had been a passenger in a golf cart that was involved in the crash. She had been listed as in "fair" condition at a Miami-area intensive care unit on Sunday.

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Marco Rubio spent much of the day campaigning with the GOP nominee for president, Mitt Romney, appearing at stops in Pensacola and Kissimmee. Rubio was informed of his daughter’s accident as he was leaving the stage in Kissimmee, and was en route to Miami on Saturday evening.

According to media reports, Romney’s motorcade pulled over in Central Florida around 7 p.m. to let Rubio off. The senator left in a police car.

Top officials from both parties – including House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.), the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee – tweeted their condolences to Rubio.

“Senator and Mrs. Rubio are grateful for all the outpouring of support and prayers,” Conant had said Saturday in a statement.